Cross-country tour to begin in Dec.
“Dancing With the Stars” will go on tour to 38 cities with teams of stars and professional dancers from the first three seasons of the ABC hit.
Tour, produced by BBC Worldwide, AEG and Front Line Management Group, will mambo its way from San Diego on Dec. 19 to Atlantic City, N.J., on Feb. 11.
Featured performers will be season two winners Drew Lachey & Cheryl Burke, Joey McIntyre with Kym Johnson, Lisa Rinna & Louis Van Amstel, Joey Lawrence & Edyta Sliwinska, Willa Ford & Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Harry Hamlin pairing with Karina Smirnoff.
Show, which will feature a large re-creation of the TV show’s nightclub-style table seating on the floor, has been booked into arenas such as Staples Center, where it plays Dec. 28, and Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N.J. (Feb. 1).
Carrie Ann Inaba, one of the show’s judges, will be the show’s creative director. Louis Van Amstel, who is partnered with Monique Coleman on this season’s edition of the show, will choreograph.